International Affiliate Faculty

  • Finance

Director of the Financial Engineering LaboratoryTechnical University of Crete, School of Production Engineering and Management (Greece)


Financial Engineering
Banking Management
Multicriteria Decision Making
Risk Management

Curriculum vitae

Doctorate in Management Sciences
University of Paris-Dauphine

DEA in Finance
University of Paris-Dauphine



GALARIOTIS, E., GERMAIN, C., & ZOPOUNIDIS, C. A combined methodology for the concurrent evaluation of the business, financial and sports performance of football clubs: The case of France. Annals of Operations Research.

Recent articles

GALARIOTIS, E., NOCERA, G., PASIOURAS, F., & ZOPOUNIDIS, C. (2017). Banking, financial markets, risk and financial vulnerability. Journal of Financial Stability, 33, 224-225.
Editorial paper for the special issue of the 2015 FEBS International conference organised by Audencia Business School

DOUMPOS, M., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., GALARIOTIS, E., MAKRIDOU, G., & ZOPOUNIDIS, C. (2017). Corporate Failure Prediction in the European Energy Sector: A Multicriteria Approach and the Effect of Country Characteristics. European Journal of Operational Research, 262(1), 347-360.

ANDREOPOULOU, Z., LEMONAKIS, C., KOLIOUSKA, C., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. Internet and agro-tourism sector for regional development in Crete: a multicriteria ranking. International Journal Information and Decision Sciences (2017), 2(9), 116-127

XIDONAS, P., MAVROTAS, G., HASSAPIS, C., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. Robust multiobjective portfolio optimization: a minimax regret approach. European Journal of Operational Research (2017) 262:1, pp. 299-305

DOUMPOS, M., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K., GALARIOTIS, E., MAKRIDOU, G., & ZOPOUNIDIS, C. (2017). Corporate Failure Prediction in the European Energy Sector: A Multicriteria Approach and the Effect of Country Characteristics. European Journal of Operational Research, 262(1), 347-360.

CORRENTE, S., DOUMPOS, M., GRECO, S. et al. Multiple criteria hierarchy process for sorting problems based on ordinal regression with additive value functions. Annals of Operation Research (2017) 251: 117.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M. (Editorial to the special issue "Business Analytics"). The OMEGA, The International Journal of Management Sciences.

ANDREOPOULOU, Z., KOLIOUSKA, C., LEMONAKIS, C., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. National Forest Parks development through Internet technologies for economic perspectives. Operational Research: An international Journal.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., ANDRIOSSOPOULOS, K., PASIOURAS, F. Recent developments in financial markets and banking. Journal of Banking and Finance.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M., FABOZZI, F.-J. 60 years following Harry Markowitz’s contributions in Portfolio Theory and Operations Research. European Journal of Operational Research.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M. Operations Research Models in Banking Management. Annals of Operations Research.


FRAGKIADAKIS, G., DOUMPOS, M., ZOPOUNIDIS, C., & GERMAIN, C. (2016). Operational and economic efficiency analysis of public hospitals in Greece. Annals of Operations Research, 247(2), 787-806.

LEMONAKIS, C., VASSAKIS, K., ZOPOUNIDIS, C., VOULGARIS, F. (2016). Efficiency, competitiveness and exports of agricultural firms in the post-crisis era: evidence from Greece. International Journal of Society, Systems and Sciences

ATSALAKIS, G., FRANTZIS, D., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. (2016). Commodities' price trend forecasting by a neuro-fuzzy controller. Energy Systems, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 73-102.

GALARIOTIS, E., GUYOT, A., DOUMPOS, M., ZOPOUNIDIS, C. (2016). A novel multi-attribute benchmarking approach for assessing the financial performance of local governments: empirical evidence from France. European Journal of Operational Research 248 (1): 301-317 

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M., NIKLIS, D., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. (2015). Combining Accounting Data and a Structural Model for Predicting Credit Ratings: Empirical Evidence from European Listed Firms. Journal of Banking and Finance, 50, 599-607

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., CHARLES, A, REDOR, E. (2015). The determinants of the existence of a critical mass of women on boards: A discriminant analysis, Economics Bulletin.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., ATSALAKIS, G., FRANTZIS, D. (2015). Energy's exports forecasting by a neuro-fuzzy controller. Energy Systems,  vol. 6, no 2, 249-267. 

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., GALARIOTIS, E., DOUMPOS, M., SARRI, S., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, K. (2015). Multiple criteria decision aiding for finance: An updated bibliographic survey. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 247, no2, 339-348. 

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., KALANTONIS, P., GAGANIS, C. (2014). The role of financial statements in the prediction of innovative firms: empirical evidence from Greece. Operational   Research: An international Journal, vol. 14, no 3, 439-451. 

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M., GALARIOTIS, E (2014). Inferring robust decision models in multicriteria classification problems: An experimental analysis. European Journal of Operational Research 236 (2): 601-611.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., COHEN, S., DOUMPOS, M., Neofytou, E. (2012). Assessing financial distress where bankruptcy is not an option: An alternative approach for local municipalities. European Journal of Operational Research 218 (1): 270-279.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., ANDRIOSOPOULOS, D.,  GAGANIS, C., PASIOURAS, F. (2012). An application of Multicriteria decision aid models in the prediction of open market share repurchases. OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science 40 (6): 882-890.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., BABALOS, V., PHILIPPAS, N, DOUMPOS, M. (2012). Mutual funds performance appraisal using stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis. Applied Mathematics and Computation 9 (1): 5693-5703.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C.,  GRIGOROUDIS, E., ORFANOUDAKI, E. (2012). Strategic Performance measurement in a healthcare organisation: A multiple criteria approach based on balanced scorecard. OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science 40 (1): 104-119.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M. (2011). A multicriteria outranking modeling approach for credit rating. Decision Sciences Journal 42 (3): 721-742.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., ATSALAKIS, G.-S., DIMITRAKAKIS, E.-M. (2011). Elliot wave theory and neuro- fuzzy systems in stock market prediction. The W.A.S.P. system. Expert Systems with Applications 38 (8): 9196-9206.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., XIDONAS, P., MAVROTAS, G., PSARRAS, I.  2011. IPSSIS: An integrated multicriteria decision support system for equity portfolio construction and selection. European Journal of Operational Research 210 (2): 398-409.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M. (2011). Preference disaggregation and statistical learning for multicriteria decision support: A review. European Journal of Operational Research 209 (3): 203- 284.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DUYGUM FETHI, M., PASIOURAS, F. (2011). EWG – EPA 2010 Conference, Journal of Productivity Analysis.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M., PASIOURAS, F. (2010). Extended papers from the 2008 Conference of the H.F.A.A. International Journal of Financial Services Management 4 (3): 151-238.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., GAGANIS, C., PASIOURAS, F. (2010). Selected papers from the 7th H.F.A.A. Annual Conference. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting 2 (1): 4-112.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., PASIOURAS, F., GAGANIS, C. (2010). Selected papers form the 7th H.F.A.A. Annual Conference, Managerial Finance.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., PASIOURAS, F. (2010). Empirical research in the EU banking sector and the financial crisis. OMEGA: The International Journal of Managerial Science38 (5):  239-357.


DOUMPOS, M., GALARIOTIS, E., NOCERA, G., & ZOPOUNIDIS, C. Multiattribute Assessment of the Financial Performance of Non-life Insurance Companies: Empirical Evidence from Europe. In B. PEREZ GLADISH, H. MASRI, & C. ZOPOUNIDIS (Eds.), Financial Decision Aid using Multiple Criteria Models: Springer.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M. (2016). Data-driven Robustness Analysis for multicriteria Classification Problems Using Preference Disaggregation Approaches, in Robustness Analysis in Decision Aiding, Optimization, and Analytics. Springer International, Switzerland


ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M., PARDALOS, P.-M (2012). Financial Decision Making Using Computational Intelligence (Springer Optimization and Its Applications vol. 70).Springer: New-York.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., GAGANIS, C., PASIOURAS, F. (2012). Financial Services: Efficiency and Risk Management. Nova Science Publishers: Hauppauge, N.Y. 

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., BAOURAKIS, G., MATTAS, K., van DIJK, G. (2011). A Resilient European Food Industry in a Challenging World. Nova Science Publishers: Hauppauge, N.Y. 

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., XIDONAS, P., MAVROTAS, G., KRINTAS, T., PSARRAS, J. (2011). Multicriteria Portfolio Management. (Springer Optimization and Its Applications vol. 69). Springer: New-York.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., KOSMIDOU, K. (2011). New Trends in Bank Efficiency. Nova Science Publishers: Hauppauge, N.Y.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., PARDALOS, P.-M.2009. Handbook of Multicriteria Analysis. (Series: Applied Optimization, vol. 103). Springer: Heidelberg.

ZOPOUNIDIS, C., DOUMPOS, M., PARDALOS, P.-M. (2008). Handbook of Financial Engineering. (Optimization and its Applications vol. 18). Springer: Heidelberg.

Doctoral supervision

  • George Manthoulis, Prediction of Bank Bankruptcies, Technical University of Crete (Greece)
  • Helene Angelaki, Marketing Management, Technical University of Crete (Greece) and Audencia Business School
  • Michalis Katharakis, Technology and Innovation Management for the Strategic Development of Regional Structures, Technical University of Crete (Greece)

Scientific activities

Editor in Chief of

  • The International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models
  • Operational Research: An International Journal (Springer)
  • The International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making (Inderscience)
  • The International Journal of Financial Engineering and Risk Management (Inderscience)
  • The International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting (IGI Global)

Associate Editor of

  • Optimization Letters (Springer)
  • The International Transactions in Operational Research (Wiley) 

Topical Editor

  • The Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (EORMS, Wiley)

Editorial Board Member

  • European Journal of Operational Research


  • Financial Engineering and Banking Society, President

Member of

  • French Association of Finance
  • Euro Working Group on Multicriteria Decision Aid
  • Euro Working Group on Financial Modelling
  • HELORS (Hellenic Operational Research Society)
  • Institute of Operations Research and Management Sciences

Strengthening international collaboration for capitalizing on cost-effective and life-saving commodities. Funding: Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 2014-2018

Awards and Honors

  • MCDM Edgeworth-Pareto Award from the International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making (2013)
  • Elected member of the Royal Academy of Economics and Finance of Spain (RACEF, 2013)
  • Gold Medal and Diploma in Operations Research from the Hellenic Operational Research Society (2009)
  • Best Interdisciplinary Research Paper Award, Decision Sciences Institute (2000)
  • Gold Medal and Diploma of Social and Human Sciences from the MOISIL International Foundation (1996)